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FOR THE DESIGNER “ WITH A 250 YEAR


HISTORY BEHIND IT, IT’S NO WONDER THIS COMPANY CAN OFFER SUCH A PERSONAL TOUCH WITH ITS PRODUCTS


under her belt, she works hard to provide her clients with a unique service that suits them. “I have a professionally recognised diamond grading qualification. Therefore I guarantee an extremely high standard of work at an affordable price. “I provide a very personal service


Bespoke by Baskerville


industry and our team is made up of experienced members of the jewellery world, most have hands on experience of designing and making their own jewellery or silverware. When we give advice, we don’t read from a script, we give you first-hand knowledge.” With a 250 year history behind


accompanying a plain shank. BELOW


Bespoke by Baskerville, with intricate detailing


bracelets in varying colours showcasing the range supplied by Midhaven.


A selection of leather An example of work by ABOVE


it, it’s no wonder this company can offer such a personal touch with its products, as stocking products that they’d use themselves means they are capitalising on a designers’ core needs. The company range includes Argentium silver products, findings, ring blanks and CAD/CAM services, together with a wide range of jewellery tools and other finishing services. The company hints that it can


help take the designer’s experience to the next level, as it offers “a free opportunity for all emerging and established UK designer/makers to feature in our Designer Showcase online.” Offers like this are a sure way to build rapport with the design community – it’s not just about selling


Midhaven


your wares, it’s also about contributing to an ongoing supplier/buyer relationship. There’s a lesson there for anyone in business. Using Computer Aided Design


(CAD) services is also a great way to develop bespoke ideas and Fenella Baskerville, working under the brand name BESPOKE BY BASKERVILLE does exactly that. She has a history of buying diamonds for jewellers on Bond Street, and offers a unique view on designer needs. “I have developed a CAD service which offers you a solution to tailor-make your own designs.” She says her “design background and knowledge of manufacturing jewellery” means she can “interpret and create something unique”. With 20 years’ experience


which means I can come to you directly and design with your customer or with your staff but usually most jobs can be achieved via email. I take away the worry of designing something unique for the customer and will complete a job through from start to finish.” MIDHAVEN on the other hand,


offers a personal touch in other ways, such as bespoke designed pieces. The company explains: “Stainless steel clasps and beads can be supplied and own designs produced, subject to volume.” As a major player in the market for quality leather and stainless steel jewellery, Midhaven supplies a large range of products to fulfill those needs. “We supply many volume accounts with bespoke designs and brand with the customer’s logo. Rolls of 50-metre plaited leather are available in over 40 shades and 10 shades in single leather.” As Midhaven offers such a vast amount of leather, it means that on trend designs can be produced with ease.


SUPPLIER LISTING


n Burhouse Beads: 01484 485100 or sales@burhousebeads.com n Stephen Betts: 0121 233 2413 or www.bettsmetalsales.com n Bespoke By Baskerville: 07775 500 588 or hello@ bespokebybaskerville.co.uk


n Midhaven: 01299 851513 or info@midhavensilver.com


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